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Black Rock Desert Protective Association Records

Identifier: 87-20

Correspondence, clippings, articles, and reports on the Black Rock Desert, geothermal energy, the proposed national monument, and the Protective Association's work. Informal association of individuals who worked together to protect Nevada's Black Rock Desert from geothermal energy development and to have the area declared the Emigrant-Bicentennial National Historical Monument.

Dates: 1975-1977

Burning Man Records

Identifier: 2013-16
Abstract Burning Man is an annual countercultural festival that takes place in the Black Rock Desert of northern Washoe County, Nevada each September. Most of the collection is comprised of flyers, programs, maps, and other ephemeral material related to the annual Burning Man festival from 1990-2018. A small amount of administrative and general information is also present, including a 2016 annual report, articles about Burning Man, and calendars produced each year to promote the festival and, more...
Dates: 1990-2021

Peter Goin Papers

Identifier: 2015-33

Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.

Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012

Public Resource Associates Records

Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to effect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid-1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

Sessions S. Wheeler Papers

Identifier: 99-01

Sessions S. Wheeler served on the board of the Nevada State Museum. He received the Conservationist of the Year award, Outstanding Biology Teacher award, and the Distinguished Nevadan Award from the University of Nevada in 1963. The collection consists entirely of materials related to Wheeler's published writings: manuscripts in draft and edited formats, research notes and tapes, original papers and records of Max C. Fleischmann, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1849-1992; Majority of material found within 1928-1992

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